Brisbane. Clean, Green, Sustainable 2017-2031

Brisbane. Clean, Green, Sustainable 2017-2031 highlights our city's key sustainability achievements and outlines future targets and commitments to drive us towards a cleaner, greener and more sustainable city.

Brisbane's liveability is linked to our natural environment. Our city's approach to sustainable living resulted in it being named Australia's Most Sustainable City in 2014 and 2016 at the Keep Australia Beautiful Australian Sustainable Cities Awards.

Brisbane, Clean, Green, Sustainable 2017-2031 celebrates the significant sustainability and environmental achievements Brisbane City Council has made in partnership with the community, while recognising there is still more to do.

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Brisbane. Clean, Green, Sustainable 2017-2031 includes goals across nine themes with 41 priority actions to deliver clean, green and sustainable outcomes across the city. 

This table includes the themes listed inthe Brisbane. Clean, Green, Sustainable 2017-2031 and associated description for where we want to be for each theme.
Theme Where we want to be
Clean air Brisbane will consistently have clean, healthy air.
Biodiversity Brisbane will grow and connect its natural areas to protect its rich biodiversity.
Low carbon Council is recognised as a leader in reducing carbon.
Sustainable CityShape Brisbane embraces development that enhances our city's subtropical lifestyle
Parks Brisbane parks are diverse and accessible.
Green transport More trips will be made by public and active transport, helping to reduce congestion, fossil fuel consumption and emissions.
Waste and resource recovery Brisbane will reduce, reuse and recycle waste.
WaterSmart City Brisbane is a resilient, water smart city that uses water sustainably and protects its waterways.
Urban forest Brisbane will value, nurture and protect its urban forest.


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Last updated: 20 August 2019
Topics: green

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